The IMD Wrap: Discoverability and visibility, the new challenge of alt data overload

There’s a novel kind of data tsunami on the horizon: the volume of new datasets, and trying to discern what’s out there—and how much of it is useful.

“There’s a data tsunami coming! We’re all going to drown!” How many times have we heard this warning over the years? And usually, it was a warning about capacity: the ability of firms’ servers and systems, and network providers, to carry and store and process the ever-increasing volumes of market data from exchanges.

Decimalization, volatility, high-frequency trading, algorithms that can generate actions faster and more voluminous than a human, not to mention “flash crashes”—all of these things

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The IMD Wrap: Will banks spend more on AI than on market data?

As spend on generative AI tools exceeds previous expectations, Max showcases one new tool harnessing AI to help risk and portfolio managers better understand data about their investments—while leaving them always in control of any resulting decisions.

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